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MSP to hold recruiting event in Southfield

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) -- The Michigan State Police plans to hold a recruiting event in the Detroit area on Saturday.

The goal is to acquaint interested candidates with career opportunities available with the agency.

The event at the Southfield Public Library will feature many of the state police's specialty units, such as the Emergency Support Team, Underwater Recovery Unit, Canine Unit, Bomb Squad, Aviation Unit and Forensic Science Division.

The Michigan State Police is looking for candidates for recruit schools beginning in June 2014 and January 2015.

An applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a Michigan resident at the time of appointment to the academy, at least 21 years old and in possession of a high school or GED diploma.

Those interested in attending Saturday's event need to bring photo identification.

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